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Aye! It’s Talk Like Yer a Pirate Day!

September 5, 2020 — National Talk Like a Pirate Day was dreamed up in 1995 when two friends playing racquetball slipped into pirate talk to entertain themselves while playing a bad game. They realized that the pirate lingo had made the time fly by quickly even though they were struggling, and before long they decided to share the fun... Read More

Try a New Take on a Tasty Traditional Snack: Ants On A Log

September 5, 2020 — Ants On A Log will always be an easy go-to snack. Whether your “logs” have peanut butter or cream cheese, September 8, Ants on a Log Day, is the perfect opportunity to try some of these tasty variations or mix and match them to create a delicious combination all your own! You may just discover... Read More

News From Your Activity Department

July 31, 2020 — The Activity Department has been on restrictions so long they are going below “sea” level to “dive” for ideas! Room visits/activities in the hallway and doorways/facetime with families/window visits and all the new technology has been keeping us “afloat.” We are suffering from cabin fever and are ready for a new “voyage”! We must continue... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

July 31, 2020 — Our Dining Room is finished and looking so nice! By the time you are reading this, we will have used it several times. We look forward to seeing all of you at those tables, whether eating or at activities. Thank you, Residents and Families for being so patient during this difficult time. We are still... Read More

Bite-Sized Sandwich History

July 31, 2020 — Americans eat more than 300 million sandwiches a day. That’s almost one for every person in the United States. To say sandwiches are a popular staple of the American diet is an understatement, but it wasn’t always this way. The sandwich was invented in 1762 by an Englishman, John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich. He... Read More

August is Sandwich Month

July 31, 2020 — No matter how you slice it, everyone seems to have a favorite sandwich. In a month known for its “dog-days” and heat, a sandwich may provide just the meal you prefer. They’re low fuss, yet can be quick and nutritious, and most require no cooking. A sandwich by definition includes one or more pieces of... Read More

Book Lovers Day is August 9

July 31, 2020 — August 9 is National Book Lovers Day. It’s an unofficial holiday recognized on a global scale. Its origins and creator remain unknown, but it’s a nice idea to put away our smart phones for a day and pick up a book. No matter what genre you prefer – romance, historical fiction, horror, fantasy, memoir or... Read More

Purple Heart Day – August 7

July 31, 2020 — Most American adults have heard of the Purple Heart Award, or even know a veteran who has received it, but what is the origin of this distinguished honor? On August 7, 1782, President George Washington decided on a symbolic honor for three soldiers he originally called the “Badge of Merit.” After this inaugural honor was... Read More

Another HERO at Work

July 4, 2020 — Dale B. was born in Henderson. He grew up in a military family and has lived in South Carolina, Massachusetts, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois. He toured as a guitarist on the Blues circuit. He worked as a studio guitarist and opened a recording studio in 2000. He writes music for himself and several local artists.... Read More

Letter from the Administrator

July 4, 2020 — June 12th, we became Covid free! Everyone worked hard to deal with it and “everyone continues to do everything they can to keep it out of our building”, So now we wait for our next orders on what we are allowed to do with our residents and their families. We are hoping this month that... Read More